Do you remember the smell? The redolence of the little tubes of ‘oil paint’?
Poems by heart. Should we?
From a creative point of view, it can be more interesting when things go wrong.
Keep them long enough and they turn into poetry.
It was Richie McCaffery’s spoon-winning collection that started it.
It’s a line of Anne Stevenson’s. I remember it but I can’t for the life of me find the poem.